Microsoft Opens Up Mango Update to All Windows Phones
Microsoft today announced that all Windows Phone 7 devices now have access to 7.5 Mango. Microsoft had previously only made Mango available to about 50% of the Windows Phones in the market, but says the update process has been rolling forward very smoothly. In the U.S., all WP7 devices except the Dell Venue Pro should be receiving the Mango update from their carrier at this time. Microsoft also indicated that starting next week it will deliver some device-specific updates that augment the Mango update. Device users will be alerted when these secondary updates become available.
Microsoft to Sidestep Carriers for Windows 10 Mobile Updates
Microsoft said it plans to take a more active role in making sure the existing base of Windows 10 smartphones has the latest code. The company is taking a page from Apple and will not rely on carriers to deliver operating system updates.
Microsoft Pushing Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update
Microsoft today made the Windows 10 Anniversary update available to devices running Windows 10 Mobile. The update is the first major improvement to the Windows 10 platform.
Microsoft Says Older Phones Won't Get Windows 10 Until 2016
Microsoft today said owners of handsets running Windows Phone 8 / 8.1 will have to wait a bit longer to receive Windows 10. The update was originally expected to arrive this month, but Microsoft has now delayed the rollout.
Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 8.1 Preview
Microsoft today issued a small update to the developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1. According to Microsoft, the update makes a handful of changes based on developer feedback and improves the overall performance and stability of the operating system.
Microsoft Commences Denim Rollout to Lumia Phones
Microsoft today made good on a promise it made last month and began to distribute the Lumia Denim system update to devices running Windows Phone 8.1. The Denim update adds live folders, improves the Internet Explorer browser, adds SMS merging, and makes vast improvements to the imaging tools.
Mango update for all Windows Phones!